Handy hint: If you buy a 24 hour or 3-day pass after 4pm, you get up to 6pm that day as extra time. Most guesthouses can arrange a day trip to the cool, misty Bolaven highlands, home to numerous waterfalls, great scenery, tribal villages and more. Meals included: Breakfast This Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos tour can be tailored to your requirements, allowing us to create the perfect holiday just for you. Extensive, thoroughly researched information which will help you plan your trip as well as advise you on the ground. After your walking tour, your evening will be free to spend at your leisure.
There are a couple of quick stopover and the flight time is only 6 hours via multiple airlines. Open Tuesday—Sunday excluding public holidays. Depending on the season, you can jump below the waterfall for a refreshing bath! Taking into consideration the logistics of visas, flights and value for money, to plan a single trip that hits all 3 countries, Vietnam , Cambodia and Laos are the ones that stand out. My favourites were the massive Angkor Thom including Bayon — 54 incredible towers carved with more than 200 heads , atmospheric Preah Khan, and Ta Prohm Temple made famous in the Tomb Raider movie. He has also taught Media and Journalism, part time, at the University of East London. Claire first visited Laos in 2005 on a photographic assignment exploring the stunning landscapes, towns and villages. You can duck in to explore the main temple of Angkor Wat in the afternoon and then still have the next full day to see a selection of other temples.
Trek deep into the rainforest to spot gibbons and other rare wildlife in Cambodia or northern Thailand. Our tourleader, David was absolutely brilliant! World Nomads lets you buy insurance online quickly and easily. The only way to get around the island is to walk or hire a boat. With in-depth coverage of all three countries this guidebook is perfect if you are planning a trip to this stunning region. This oligarchy helped fund the Nazi regime and then saved thousands of Nazis to work with the Central Intelligence Agency. Angkor Wat is also known for the 2,000-plus Apsara dancers that decorate the walls of the temple.
Then, continue walking to Wat Mai, a temple famed for its beautiful golden bas-relief. Getting out of Phu Quoc All too soon, it was time to move on. With in-depth coverage of all three countries this guidebook is perfect if you are planning a trip to this stunning region. I had fulfilled my mission. Filled with clear color maps, this authoritative guide offers candid reviews of the best places to stay, including a wide range of hostels and roadhouses. Beautiful Borneo remains wild and dense with rainforest, with Brunei offering glimmers of gilded rooftops. This famous temple was constructed to resemble Mount Meru, the temple mountain that is the home of the gods.
. And one of the most popular venues is the night market running from Tran Hung Dao to the marina at Bach Dang. He has also taught Media and Journalism, part time, at the University of East London. As for Southeast Asia - most travellers come for white beaches, exotic jungle-thronged temples and the overwhelming array of cultures. After travelling to Thailand in 1989, Andrew developed a fascination with the country and now shares his time between Bangkok and London. She first authored the Footprint Vietnam guide in 2007 and contributed to the 2004 edition. Spend the rest of the day at your leisure.
Vietnam and Laos could not be more different from each other. Including an extensive planning section and suggestions for getting off the beaten track, plus accommodation listings for every budget and full details of all the sights, activities and incredible food this guide will be invaluable to help you get the most from your trip. He has also taught Media and Journalism at the University of East London. Enjoy a little free time to refresh. Adrenalin Buzz You're never far from adventure in these parts.
Andrew Spooner is a feature, travel and sports writer and photographer. Marvel at the French colonial architecture that characterizes this region and learn more about the culture. The first, the traditional Lao house, rests on stilts and is made from bamboo or tropical hardwood. After travelling to Thailand in 1989, Andrew developed a fascination with the country and now shares his time between Bangkok and London. Next, head to the One Pillar Pagoda, a small but beautiful 11th-century wooden structure built to resemble a lotus blossom floating on the water. Photo Credit: Tim Nilsen Diving and snorkelling are two favourite activities, and several companies run tours.
In his previous life, Andrew travelled through the underbelly of Europe with various punk rock bands and he still likes loud music, played badly. There are a couple of quick stopover and the flight time is only 6 hours via multiple airlines. Extensive, thoroughly researched information which will help you plan your trip as well as advise you on the ground. The heart of the guide is divided by country with each section offering an overview map, local information on how to get around with transport and street maps where relevant, a short history, thorough advice on what to see and do and a directory of key local information on banks, embassies, internet cafes, medical and even laundry services. Backpackers can follow the entire length of the mighty Mekong River, stopping at historic temples, palaces, and pagodas along the way to sightsee or play. Upon arrival at Noi Bai Airport, your local guide will meet you and transfer you to your hotel.